Why America Should Outlaw Spanking
Summary and Response
In this article the senior editor at the online magazine “Slate” states, a very specific issue: spanking ,and how it should be banned because of issues that have led to certain disadvantages for children such as being bruised up because their parents think that spanking their children serves a very good tool for disciplinary action. Parents sometimes believe that spanking their children creates a stricter view on them, but is that really true?
The essay states those pro spanking parents feel that if a spanking ban comes into play that their role a parents become less respected because they do not have the ability to discipline. The only way parents remember on how to punish their kids is by reacting to somewhat of a limitation of corporal punishment. The U.N committees on the rights of the child are trying to find ways to get rid of corporal punishment. This committee argues that assaults on children, such s spanking should be banned. Sally Lieber states, “The idea is that by making it illegal to hit your kids, countries will make hurting them socially unacceptable”.
Sally’s idea about countries shows that many argue about the necessity of corporal punishment. Yet others are on the verge of making spanking completely illegal. For example Sweden is one of which passed the corporal punishment law that showed numerous statistics of parents that physically punish their children. In relation to parents punishing their children, two articles contrast whether spanking creates no harm or greater abuse towards corporal punishment.
As Baurimd a psychologist, mentions, it has come to show that being spanked or not makes no difference to a child because children will most likely have the urge to behave poorly. Baurimd states that parents who spank their children tend to act on anger instead of sorrow. This statement leads to a disagreement on Liebers ban because Baurimd believes that spanking should not be...